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At Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue, there really is a doctor in the house

Dr. Guy Earle, a retired family MD, was appointed on March 21 to the CKFR Board of Commissioners

 

Become a code city? Port Orchard City Council edging toward a decision

PORT ORCHARD — Should Port Orchard drop its second-class city designation and…

 

Schmitt named new Bremerton fire chief

Schmitt named new Bremerton fire chief

 

‘My last tall ship’

BROWNSVILLE—With his beard, stocking cap, tar-spotted work pants and calloused hands, Scott…

Become a ‘wildlife champion’ as a habitat steward

Being a habitat steward means being a “wildlife champion.” Sarab Bruemmer, Washington…

Deputies searching for South Kitsap fugitive

PORT ORCHARD — Kitsap County Sheriff’s deputies are on the lookout for…

SKSD school board vacancies and candidate filing dates

Three seats on the South Kitsap School District board of directors are…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Pier Peering

Brownsville – the winds were calm Friday night March 10. The moon…

Critical Areas Ordinance draft update to get public input from Kitsap residents

By BOB SMITH Kitsap News Group PORT ORCHARD — Kitsap County will…

High school students have the opportunity to earn college degree with high school diploma

BREMERTON — With the price of secondary education going up every year,…

‘Spring Into The Market’ at Port Orchard Public Market March 25-26

PORT ORCHARD — The Port Orchard Public Market is kicking off the…

South Kitsap schools administrative staffing changes to support district initiatives

South Kitsap School District Superintendent Karst Brandsma announced some administrative changes March…

  • Mar 20th, 2017

Local teacher struck by vehicle, killed while jogging

SILVERDALE – A Silverdale woman was struck by a vehicle and killed…

  • Mar 20th, 2017

Manchester Elementary lockdown is lifted

MANCHESTER — A lockdown at Manchester Elementary School Friday afternoon, put in…

A scooter on the loose and a Mustang on the lawn | Port Orchard Police

PORT ORCHARD — The following summaries are derived from reports filed over…

Dr. Laurynn Evans selected as North Kitsap School District superintendent

POULSBO — The North Kitsap School Board unanimously selected Dr. Laurynn Evans…

  • Mar 20th, 2017

Ryans donate $150,000 for Port Gamble forestland conservation

PORT GAMBLE — Tim Ryan Construction founder Tim Ryan and his wife,…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

Traveling from the past to learn about our future

Fifth graders at Hidden Creek learn the importance of immigration

South Colby science fair building student’s curiosity

By SARA MILLER Kitsap News Group The annual science fair is a…

Scammers are working hard to separate you from your money

PORT ORCHARD — These con artists fit the definition of “criminal” as…

Detective: Someone out there has key information about the Careaga murders

PORT ORCHARD — Based on the investigation so far, sheriff’s Detective Lt.…

Port Orchard Library hosting book sale March 17-18

PORT ORCHARD — The Port Orchard Library is hosting a book sale…

No-contact advisory for Port Orchard waterfront, Ross Creek following sewage spill

PORT ORCHARD — A seven-day no-contact advisory for Port Orchard’s waterfront and…

Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue may get new commissioner on March 21

SILVERDALE — Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue commissioners expect to appoint a…

Kitsap Regional Library planning potential property tax levy for November

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — Officials with Kitsap Regional Library are exploring the idea…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Drivers report no injury in crash on Finn Hill Road

POULSBO — Donene Monroe was inside her Fluff ’N’ Stuff salon on…

Bremerton schools have ‘greater than the state average’ sign up rate for low-income scholarship program

BREMERTON — Three Bremerton School District schools received recognition from Gov. Jay…

North Kitsap School Board scheduled to select, announce new superintendent March 16

POULSBO — North Kitsap School District residents could learn who their new…

  • Mar 13th, 2017

Registration open for CKSD STEM summer camps

CENTRAL KITSAP — Current third through fifth graders with an interest in…

Mathews, candidate for Bremerton City Council District 1, wants transparency in taxes and utility bills

BREMERTON — Allen Mathews, an electrical maintenance supervisor and Navy veteran, has…

Senate bill would reverse court decision regarding water-well drilling

OLYMPIA — A state Senate-approved bill that would allow local governments to…

Washington attorney general challenges Trump’s latest travel ban as unconstitutional

OLYMPIA — State Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed on March 13 an…

  • Mar 13th, 2017

Three injured in head-on collision on Bond Road

POULSBO — Two motorists were critically injured when their cars collided head-on…

  • Mar 13th, 2017

Local firefighters climb for a cure March 12

KINGSTON — Twice a week for two months, Scott Bothe put on…

Legislature preserves school districts’ property tax levy limit

Without the bill, the amount school districts could levy, or tax, local property owners would have dropped by 4 percent in 2018.

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Bills related to public records access, costs advance to Senate

OLYMPIA — The state House of Representatives approved two measures March 3…

Homeless students: 40,000 attending public schools in state

OLYMPIA — Nearly every student experiences struggles at school, but almost 40,000…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Q&A session about Port Orchard city code change March 21

PORT ORCHARD — Should Port Orchard change its current second-class city status…

‘WAServes’ works to improve quality of care, access to critical services for service members, veterans and their families

SEATTLE — The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Kitsap Transit hires new marine services director

Will lead launch of passenger-only fast-ferry service

  • Mar 14th, 2017